MARY PEYTON KRAGENBRING
Director of Pre-Kindergarten, Tubman Montessori
Joined the Team in 2022

Mary Peyton fell in love with teaching young learners while attending The University of Alabama where she graduated with a degree in early childhood special education in 2014. She then stayed in Tuscaloosa and earned a master’s degree in special education with a concentration in early childhood in 2015 before moving to New Orleans. Mary Peyton taught with KIPP New Orleans Schools for seven years, teaching first grade, kindergarten, and special education before helping to found their pre-kindergarten program in 2018. After four years as Grade Level Chair and building the pre-k program in New Orleans East, Mary Peyton is taking on the role as Director of Pre-Kindergarten at Tubman Montessori.